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Participation of Hungary on the event of 7th European Summit of Regions and Cities, Bratislava

Posted by Zsófia Ekés, Thursday, 4th August 2016 @ 10:00 am
Participation of Hungary on the event of 7th European Summit of Regions and Cities, Bratislava
DG REGIO biannually organizes the European Summit of Regions and Cities. The 7th event of this series was held in Bratislava on 8-9 July 2016 in cooperation with the Slovakian National Coordination of EUSDR. It was one of the opening events of the Slovakian rotating Presidency of the European Union attended by several EU countries from different levels of regional policy and public administration.

Annual Hydrological Assembly was held with EUSDR PA4 and PA5 participation

Posted by Zsófia Ekés, Wednesday, 27th July 2016 @ 1:33 pm
Annual Hydrological Assembly was held with EUSDR PA4 and PA5 participation
The Hungarian Hydrological Society organised its 34th Annual Assembly on 6-8th July 2016 in Debrecen. The event is the largest annual meeting of the water management sector in Hungary and also open for international participants.

EUSDR support to contain the emergency situation at Solotvino salt mine

Posted by Zsófia Ekés, Monday, 25th July 2016 @ 2:30 pm
EUSDR support to contain the emergency situation at Solotvino salt mine
The Directorate General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations of the European Commission (DG ECHO) organized a four-day scoping mission between 4-7th of July 2016 to Solotvino (Ukraine), where the abandoned and neglected salt mine poses a significant contamination threat of the Tisza River and also threatens the livelihoods of those living in the region.

Get Active! – Danube Day 2016 events were organized in Hungary and Ukraine with the contribution of PA5

Posted by Zsófia Ekés, Monday, 25th July 2016 @ 9:59 am
Get Active! – Danube Day 2016 events were organized in Hungary and Ukraine with the contribution of PA5
Twenty-two years ago on the 29th of June the fourteen Danube countries jointly voted for a cleaner and safer river and signed the Danube River Protection Convention in Sofia. The twenty-two years of international cooperation strengthened our responsibility to protect this exceptional natural resource and also called the attention that there is still a lot to do to achieve a sustainable water management and to reduce environmental risks in the entire basin.

10th Steering Group Meeting of PA5 in Bucharest

Posted by Zsófia Ekés, Tuesday, 8th March 2016 @ 9:21 am
10th Steering Group Meeting of PA5 in Bucharest
The Priority Area 5 of the EUSDR, responsible for managing environmental risks held its 10th Steering Group Meeting in Bucharest, Romania on the 29th of February 2016.

Danube Declaration adopted at the 3rd Ministerial Meeting of the ICPDR

Posted by Zsófia Ekés, Friday, 4th March 2016 @ 3:13 pm
Danube Declaration from the ICPDR Ministerial Meeting on 9 February 2016 and the Management Plans for the Danube River Basin developed in the frame of the ICPDR: the 1st Danube Flood Risk Management Plan and the Danube River Basin Management Plan (Update 2015) are published to define the water management priorities for the Danube Basin until 2021.